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The Wake Forest Fire Department (WFFD) will conduct a controlled burn exercise at 152 South Allen Road, Friday, Dec. 20, from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. The exercise secures mandatory training for prospective firefighters enrolled in the Wake Forest Fire Academy.

A portion of the 600 block of Elm...Read more

12/13/2019

Murdock & Gannon Construction, Inc. will temporarily reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic a portion of the 1600 block of Forest Road on Friday, Dec. 13, and Monday, Dec. 16, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. The work will occur in the vicinity of the intersection of Forest Road...Read more

12/13/2019

Weather permitting, Fred Smith Co., a private contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will close the roundabout at the intersection of Stadium Drive and Wingate Street on Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 14-15, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. The closure is necessary to allow crews to...Read more

12/13/2019

The Wake Forest Police Department is accepting donations from area residents and businesses for the 21 st Annual Shop with a Cop through Monday, Dec. 16. To contribute online via PayPal, visit http://bit.ly/ShopCopDonate . Checks and cash can be mailed...Read more

12/12/2019

Crews from Barker Construction Group, a contractor working to develop Powerhouse Row, 414 S. White St., will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Elm Avenue from the railroad tracks to South White Street Friday, Dec. 13, through Friday, Jan. 3, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m....Read more

12/12/2019

The Town of Wake Forest will temporarily close the portion of East Chestnut Avenue from Mill Street to Brewer Avenue Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest Power tree crews to prune tree limbs and branches around overhead power lines....Read more

12/12/2019

The Wake Forest Loop (WFL), a fare-free bus for residents traveling within Wake Forest and a portion of Wakefield, will welcome the New Year by adding a second bus to run a reverse route and introducing Saturday service.

Currently, the WFL is comprised of one bus running the hour-long...Read more

12/11/2019

“Happy Dan the Magic Man” will perform his one-of-a-kind magic and comedy show at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre for the Arts, 405 S. Brooks St., Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 11 a.m.

Everyone laughs louder when Happy Dan the Magic Man is in the house. Happy Dan has traveled the world...Read more

12/11/2019

Wake Forest Power will close the portion of Wingate Street from Stadium Drive/North Avenue to Durham Road/NC 98/South Avenue Thursday, Dec. 12, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The temporary road closure is necessary to allow crews to finish constructing a power line along Wingate Street that will feed a...Read more

12/11/2019

The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24, through Thursday, Dec. 26, for the Christmas holiday. Police service will not be interrupted, but Town bus service and sanitation schedules will be affected.

The collection of garbage and...Read more

12/11/2019

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